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Brooklyn (usa)

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Brooklyn ranks 9th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Rome, Chicago, and Vienna. Memorable people born in Brooklyn include Abraham Maslow, Milton Friedman, and George Gershwin. Memorable people who died in Brooklyn include Karl Ferdinand Braun, Lola Montez, and Johnny Torrio. Brooklyn has been the birth place of many actors and singers and the death place of many actors and musicians. Brooklyn is located in United States.

Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Kings County, in the U.S. state of New York. Kings County is the most populous county in the State of New York, and the second-most densely populated county in the United States, behind New York County (Manhattan). Brooklyn is also New York City's most populous borough, with 2,736,074 residents in 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1810 and 2002, Brooklyn was the birth place of 439 globally memorable people, including Abraham Maslow, Milton Friedman, and George Gershwin. Additionaly, 40 globally memorable people have passed away in Brooklyn including Karl Ferdinand Braun, Lola Montez, and Johnny Torrio.

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Most individuals born in present day Brooklyn were actors (170), singers (32), musicians (28), writers (25), and basketball players (23),  while most who died were actors (6), musicians (5), writers (4), inventors (3), and politicians (3).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Brooklyn, including Martin Landau, Richard Dreyfuss, and Steve Buscemi. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Brooklyn, including Eli Wallach, Martin Landau, and Gene Tierney.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Brooklyn since 1700.